How to Delete Yourself From Google
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Beginning last month, a new landmark law allowed people living in Europe to ask Google to remove negative links about them—to effectively scrub the web. It seemed
You Can Wave Goodbye to the Handshake
Chris Padgett, an executive coach living in Ohio, meets with about 20 top-level executives every month. Basically, it's his job to advise CEOs and VPs
How a Rocket App Goes Viral During a War
Each time a rocket is launched into Israel, sirens blare, alerting nearby Israelis to seek shelter. “Problem is,” writes Aviv Ben-Yosef, a software developer living Israel, “that these
PETA Pays Detroit’s Poor to Go Vegan
The news coming out of Detroit continues to get worse and worse. Earlier this month, Detroit's Water and Sewerage Department announced it would turn off water
Do Aliens Litter?
Scientists have been studying the surfaces of other planets for decades, looking for life. So far, they haven't found much. But some of the world's
The Scandal Brewing at the Biggest Hacking Event of the Year
The annual Black Hat conference in Las Vegas is the world's premiere hacking showcase. Researchers stunned the attendees last year by intercepting audience members' cellphone
This Is Why Business Executives Don’t Talk About Current Events
Mark Zuckerberg probably has personal feelings about what's happening in Gaza. But would he ever post about them on Facebook? Of course not. Silicon Valley executives
Why the Hell Do Rich Guys Keep Trying to Bust Up California?
Way before venture capitalist Tim Draper announced his plan to split California into six independent pieces, there was "Calizonia." That was the proposal a century ago—a "cockamamie" one
Ohio Wants to Monitor Prison Inmates With Drones
You don't have to be a privacy nut to agree there's something eerily Orwellian about the possibility of police-controlled drones buzzing through our neighborhoods, taking
How an Earthquake Created a $10 Billion App
Every year, thousands of the world's brightest minds flock to Silicon Valley to launch the Next Great Startup. They mingle at cocktail parties hosted by
The Dark Net: A Safe Haven for Revenge Porn?
On Tuesday morning, Jason Lee Van Dyke, a north Texas lawyer who describes himself as "quite possibly the meanest and most right-wing lawyer" in the
Could Bitcoin Fund Jihadi Fighters?
One of bitcoin's biggest selling points is that it's anonymous. Unlike government-issued currencies, bitcoin's decentralized network makes it hard for investigators to trace online purchases.
Man Uses Kickstarter to Raise $8,500 (Now $70,000) for Potato Salad
Kickstarter is great. It has tons of cool, worthwhile projects to back, like Drone on the Farm, an investigative documentary about agricultural pollution, or Trash Tower, a public
Boleto Bots Bilk Brazil Out of $3 Billion
In April 2013, an anonymous tipster sent a concerned message to the founder of a well-known Brazilian cybercrime blog, Linha Defensiva (the "Defensive Line"). In
Brazil to Google: Please Don’t Close Our Beloved Orkut
Here's a hypothetical: Imagine the next time you log on to Facebook, a bold statement appears on the top of your screen. It reads: "Bad
How Justin Bieber’s Selfie App Became Insanely Popular Overnight
For the last decade or so, an ever-expanding coterie of Hollywood celebrities has dabbled in startup investing. Justin Timberlake put money behind Stipple, an image-tagging service,
More Edward Snowden Leaks on the Way?
Just over a year ago, the Guardian's Glen Greenwald published the biggest scoop of his career: an exposé into a sprawling surveillance network set up
New Study Confirms What We’ve Always Known: Facebook Manipulates You
In 2012, researchers at Facebook, Cornell and the University of California at San Francisco took control of some 700,000 users' news feeds and manipulated the content they
Scientists Have Found the Bloodsucking Mite That’s Killing Honeybees
For the last decade or so, honeybees have been dying en masse. Seriously. In North America alone, beekeepers have reported up to 90 percent yearly losses in
Bitcoin’s Most Controversial Startup
Jonathan Wagner should have been part of the bitcoin nouveau riche—a group of hundreds of early adopters that made millions off the booming cryptocurrency over the